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Art Schools
In Minneapolis, Minnesota

There are 8 art schools in Minneapolis for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in art in the city of Minneapolis, which encompasses art training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Minneapolis Vs. Minnesota Art Employment

Minneapolis 1,780
Minnesota 2,290

Exactly 890 of Minnesota's 1,290 art professionals work in Minneapolis. Between 2006 and 2010, in Minneapolis, there has been a 10% growth in the number of art professionals. As the employment for art professionals in Minneapolis has increased, overall employment in Minneapolis has also increased.

Minneapolis Vs. Minnesota Art employment growth

1,000 1,100 1,390 1,440 1,290
810 730 1,090 910 890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Minnesota
  • Dark Yellow: Minneapolis

Art VS. All professions salaries in Minneapolis

$38,027 $47,235 $40,270 $43,853 $43,870
$44,980 $46,410 $47,860 $48,670 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Minneapolis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Minneapolis

In Minneapolis, salaries for art professionals have increased. In 2010 Minneapolis art professionals earned an average yearly salary of $43,870. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for art professionals in Minneapolis was $38,027 per year. The growth in the salary of art professionals in Minneapolis is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Minneapolis

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Art professionals make a median salary of $43,207 per year in Minneapolis. The difference in pay between the art professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 132%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,843 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $62,230 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Minneapolis

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design

Art professional salaries in Minneapolis are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Minneapolis


There are 8 accredited art schools in the city. Many of Minneapolis' art professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Art Programs Offered In Minneapolis


There are a total of 23 degree and certificate programs in art offered by Minneapolis' art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Minneapolis


Approximately 505 students completed art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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